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More than 40 Afghan civilians have died because of attacks by the Taliban in a week

More than 40 civilians were killed and over hundred were injured in attacks by radical movement "the Taliban" last week, a spokesman for the national security Council of Afghanistan Javid Faisal.

In Afghanistan there is a confrontation between government forces and militants of the radical movement "Taliban", which previously captured significant territory in rural areas of the country and launched a major offensive against the city. Also in the country has increased the influence of the terrorist group "Islamic state."* National forces of defense and security of Afghanistan is conducting nationwide joint operations to combat terrorism.

At the end of February at a ceremony in Qatar, the US and the Afghan militant group Taliban signed their first for more than 18 years of war a peace agreement, which provides for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in 14 months and the beginning of an intra-Afghan dialogue in March after a transaction for the exchange of prisoners.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.